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English definition of “overrun”

overrun

verb [T] (FILL)    /ˌəʊ.vəˈrʌn/ US  /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/ (present participle overrunning, past tense overran, past participle overrun)
If unwanted people or things overrun, they fill a place quickly and in large numbers: Rebel soldiers overran the embassy last night. Our kitchen is overrun with cockroaches.Filling and completing
(Definition of overrun verb (FILL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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